Purpose of EMRs

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Purpose of EMR's

EMR’s were created to lower the amount paper being used in a clinical setting. Lowering the amount of paper being used allows the workflow at a clinical setting flow more smoothly and effectively. It also prevents the loss of patient information by compiling it in one database.



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